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In Camden, Bridging the Skills Gap Means More Than Tech Training

by Issie Lapowsky
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Caloua Lowe bounds up the rickety, worn staircase of a three-story, red brick building in Camden, New Jersey on a sunny September morning, the wooden steps creaking under the pressure of her red-sandaled feet. The walls display framed, Photoshopped images: a mockup of Vogue, album covers featuring young men standing shoulder to shoulder with rap legends like Jay-Z. They were designed by the roughly 1,200 youths who, like Lowe, have come here over the years to learn Photoshop, HTML, Javascript, and other skills that could land them jobs in the tech industry some day.

Comcast NBCUniversal Screens DreamWorks Pictures' 'Thank You For Your Service' in Washington, DC and Philadelphia

By Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
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This month, Comcast NBCUniversal was honored to host two special screenings of DreamWorks Pictures’ Thank You For Your Service. The Washington, DC event included an introspective discussion featuring Director Jason Hall, Actor Miles Teller, and Adam Schumann, the real-life veteran whose story is told in the film. In Philadelphia, U.S. Marine Corps Lt.

Comcast NBCUniversal Contributes Nearly $1.5M in Cash and In-Kind Support for Northern California Wildfire Relief Efforts

$500,000 cash donation to North Bay fire relief fund provides support for the residents and communities Comcast serves throughout the impacted areas
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it will donate $500,000 in cash to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund, and almost $1 million worth of in-kind support for the affected communities. 

Comcast will produce advertising spots and donate advertising time on its cable systems to build awareness and solicit donations to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund.  The Fund has been established to provide much needed assistance to residents affected by the North Bay Fires in Northern California.

Why Giving Opportunity Matters

By Yvette Miley, Senior Vice President, MSNBC & NBC News
Blog

Growing up, I was the youngest of five siblings raised by a single mother in a modest home in South Florida. I remember in my teens working at a fast food restaurant and thinking about working my way up to restaurant manager – but not thinking about college. Instead, here I am in my 26th year at NBCUniversal, with a distant view of the Statue of Liberty – my personal model of strength and grace – visible from my Manhattan office window.

Diversity Drives Innovation

Comcast NBCUniversal continues to support founders from all backgrounds through Black & Brown Founders partnership
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Black & Brown Founders Project is in Philadelphia for a special two-day event – its largest ever in the city – filled with enlightening speakers, collaborative networking, and a celebration of Black and Latinx entrepreneurship. The event runs all day October 9th and 10th at Quorum at the University City Science Center, with additional networking opportunities into the night.

American Express, NYU, Comcast, Hilton Top Industry Leaders List for Adoption Benefits

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Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s employers with the best adoption benefits. The Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace List is based first on financial reimbursement for adoption costs and second on paid time off given to families who adopt.

National Organization on Disability Announces Winners of 2017 Leading Disability Employer Seal

Press Release

ARLINGTON, VA, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) today announced 45 organizations that have been selected to receive the 2017 NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal™. Now in its second year, the Seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities.

Fortune Names Comcast NBCUniversal a Top Workplace for Women

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Comcast NBCUniversal is one of the country’s best places to work for women, according to a Fortune survey polling thousands of women at companies from across the country.

Based on employee feedback, Comcast NBCUniversal ranked 31st in the country for its commitment to creating an environment that celebrates diversity, promotes integrity, and encourages growth and development. 

City Year & Comcast NBCUniversal: Building a Legacy of Service

by Mario Fedelin, Founder and Executive Director, Big Citizen HUB
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A mayor, three physicians and public health specialists, seven school principals and educators, and 28 executive directors and nonprofit leaders. These are some of the outstanding members of a special group of 67 people working in communities nationwide to change our world for the better – and they all have three things in common.

Comcast Announces New Internet Essentials Program Milestones and Enhancements

By David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
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When Comcast launched Internet Essentials six years ago, we honestly had no idea how it would be received or how many low-income Americans we could reach. No one had ever tried anything this ambitious in the broadband adoption space before. We certainly wouldn’t have predicted the program would become the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income Americans, connecting more homes than all other similar programs combined – by several orders of magnitude.

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